1 Year ActiveRain Anniversary- It is Woo Hoo Good! And Here's to the Boot!

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Real Estate Agent with Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate

1 Year ActiveRain Anniversary- It is Woo Hoo Good! And Here's to the Boot!  It all began here because I fractured two toes, was put in a boot to heal, and my normal crazy life style was put somewhat on hold.  What was i to do with this free time?  Aah, maybe I should venture into ActiveRain that real estate network I had heard alot about for years...worth a try I said.

And so it began...floundering around here, yes and the servers were wretched then, reaching out to realtors in other states or they would reach out to me, taking ARU courses (it was Brad & Steven who made it happen for me) to get that 'aha' moment (almost like Oprah's!) about what I was not doing right or well.  Being convinced that a Rainmaker account was the way to go and writing that first blog about short sales....some things just don't change in a year!

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It has been life changing being here on ActiveRain and learning so much more about the blogging world, connections of friends and associates, SEO & Google juice, and people I would depend upon in a heartbeat.  Thank you to all who have blessed my life here with your infinite knowledge and who have helped me grow, I know, into a better Realtor and person for all my clients present and future.  I can't wait for Raincamp!

Who would have known that people would find me from blogging about neighborhoods or towns and from distant places ask me for assistance when they came to RI to rent and then buy.  I've made wonderful connections with some of these people I know will be long lasting...it is the 'je ne sais quoi'( i know there goes my french again- I don't know what)  that adds to one's life.

There is no doubt I love my profession and what I do every moment even when things are not right.  And ActiveRain just makes it all better sometimes.  Thank you all...for that 1 year ActiveRain Anniversary- It is Woo Hoo Good! And Here's to the Boot!

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Ginny Lacey Gorman is your go to Realtor® for homes for sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond…knowing the geographic area, schools, happenings, important tidbits of local information and businesses well. She’s the RI Realtor with the Sparkly Red Shoes. Waterfront, oceanfront and coastal RI homes for sale are her specialty but all of RI is her backyard.  So feel free to search for RI homes for saleWhen you are in need of more information from an internet savvy Realtor® who sells RI houses in this real estate market, call Ginny at 401.529.7849.

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Ginny L. Gorman, a purveyor of Fine RI Waterfront Real Estate   

Specializing in waterfront, ocean front, vacation, coastal and luxury homes for sale in North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett, Jamestown, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Exeter, West Greenwich RI and beyond ...  I sell dreams!  Because there is no place like home...the RI Realtor in the Sparkly Red Shoes.

 

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Jeff Dowler CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360

Ginny

Hard to believe a year has passed already for you. How fortunate for us, and for the North Kingston RI residents to have you here sharing your thoughts and knowledge.  Congratulations on your milestone.

Jeff

March 19, 2011 09:53 AM #16
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Judy Klem
Transition Stage LLC - Shelton, CT
Home Staging, Senior Move Management, Fairfield/New Haven counties

Hi Ginny - Woo Hoo is right!!  Congrats on your one-year anniversary here in the Rain. It has been a total pleasure getting to know you via our blog posts, and hope to meet you in person this Spring or Summer.

Celebrate!

March 19, 2011 10:18 AM #17
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
Barbara, many thanks...you've been a huge help & yes, that SEO has been wonderful to learn...see you soon!.................................................................................................................... Jeff, i'm thrilled to celebrate it with all of you...i appreciate your support & wisdom...thanks again. Judy, it has been a year that has flown by here...definitely we will connect!
March 19, 2011 10:28 AM #18
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Ellen Caruso
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Glen Head, NY

Ginny, very funny! We all have our stories for what brought us here, but for most of us the reason we stay is the same. Glad to have meet you!

March 19, 2011 10:49 AM #19
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Ginny, it has only been one year since you joined?    Congratulations and Happy Anniversary, and SO glad to have gotten to know you!     I definitely have a RI Realtor in my referral notebook!

March 19, 2011 10:55 AM #20
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
Ellen, it is a pleasure & mutual.....we do stay for the knowledge growth, seo, contacts & friends.... Joan...true, so true & i'm so glad we connected...we'll have to find a place to meet at some point.
March 19, 2011 11:03 AM #21
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Mary Stewart
HomeTrust Real Estate, LLC, Homes for Everyone - Wilsonville, OR
Wilsonville and Surrounding Portland Metro Areas

I am always so amazed at everyone's stories.  I have not been with Active Rain very long, not even two months yet, and am looking forward to a long relationship.  I have learned many things in this short time, and made one friend who lives not too far from me.  I am thankful for all of it. Congratulations on your one year anniversary.

March 19, 2011 12:31 PM #22
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Frank & Karen Baker
Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty - Sunset Beach, NC
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Ginny ~ Congratulations ~ nice to know you started on the right foot or should I say on the right boot??

March 19, 2011 04:38 PM #23
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Kerrie La Guardia
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Whoop whoop!  Happy Anniversary to you Ginny!  We love having your gorgeous smile here in the 'Rain!

March 19, 2011 07:03 PM #24
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
Mary, thanks...you will so enjoy it as long as your are open to conversation & learning...comment alot and keep the mind flowing...best of luck too................................................................................. Frank & Karen...it's been a great year here & i look forward to many more...best............................... Kerrie, you are so sweet to swing by...thanks for the congrats
March 19, 2011 08:45 PM #25
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Kevin J. May
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Ginny, it's so amazing how a year can fly by.  So glad to have had the opportunity to spend much of mine here reading your posts.  Very entertaining to say the the least, thanks!

March 19, 2011 10:59 PM #26
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Ginny ...Congratulations on your 1st Anniversary !!!   May there be many more !!!

March 20, 2011 07:27 AM #27
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Kevin....it did fly by and i appreciate you as a reader & follower...need to get 'green' busy in the garden soon & share some of that ...as my plants grow, i hope the business grows...best

Robert, the Anguilla guy, thank you!

March 20, 2011 08:16 AM #28
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Cindy Marchant
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Hi Ginny...that's a great story about how you came to Active Rain...you must be addicted...that is a tremendous amount of points in one year!!

March 21, 2011 08:52 AM #29
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Cindy, oh yes I am...it's like Dorothy of Oz has said...there is no place like home and AR is definitely a home I enjoy greatly....because of people like you!

March 21, 2011 09:50 AM #30
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Karen Hurst
STONEHURSTREALTY.COM - Warwick, RI
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Ginny!

I missed this post:(  Congratulations on the perserverence you have shown here at AR!  I guess that saying that "all things happen for a reason" is true:)   (hope your toes are better:)

I, for one, have enjoyed reading your posts and you being here has made me feel less lonely in Rhode Island, lol!   I expect you to be #1 in RI on AR very shortly and I am cheering you on:)

It's hard to miss a good Realtor, and I certainly consider you one.

 

March 21, 2011 04:01 PM #31
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Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbett
(FIRST Exclusive Buyer's Office Providence-RI) - Providence, RI
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happy anniversaryGinny,

Happy first anniversary with AR.

221535 points in one year is astonishing and REMARKABLE. You will soon be surpassing Karen Hurst and becoming RI's #1 Realtor blogger on AR.

And all this because of a toe injury LOL

March 21, 2011 07:03 PM #32
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
Well Karen, many thanks & you will always be the #1 here with the RI Arers for sure...you give great support to all and were a smart cookie to get on board a long time ago.................................. Kathleen, i love this anniversary ...it is better than a marriage! I'm just loving the camaraderie and knowledge everyone shares here as well as the good friends...thank you!
March 21, 2011 07:49 PM #33
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Todd Clark
Keller Williams Realty - Beaverton, OR
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Congratulations on your one year anniversary. It is a lot of hard work, but oh so rewarding! I'm glad you had discovered that so quickly, many don't. Look forward to the next year of reading your great posts.

March 22, 2011 12:10 PM #34
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Ginny Gorman
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Todd, getting to know you & your blogs have been an inspiration! Plus i love your family too!
March 22, 2011 01:59 PM #35
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